Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships
The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Fund, founded in 1940, is The Ninety-Nines’ premier scholarship program fordeserving 99s members to complete advanced training and education in aviation and aerospace.
Each year, The Ninety-Nines award several scholarships to help women pilots complete pilot certificates ranging fromCommercial to CFI and ATP; ratings such as instrument, multi-engine, and jet type ratings; technical training such as A & Pcertificate; and college education for degrees in aviation, including Bachelors, Masters, and PhDs. Among other eligibilityrequirements, the applicant must be a member of The Ninety-Nines. It is recommended that applicants begin the processaround November 1 since the deadline for receipt by the local AE Scholarship chairperson is December 1.
Applicants should refer to information and application forms on the 99s International Web site and contact their ChapterAE Scholarship Chairmen. The San Luis Obispo AE Scholarship Chairman is Liz Ruth and she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Luis Obispo Ninety-Nines
Aviation Scholarship Application
The San Luis Obispo Co. Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, is awarding scholarships to San Luis Obispo County women interested in becoming pilots. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist with obtaining either a private pilot certificate or advanced certificate or rating.
Applicant must be a woman at least 17 years of age
Applicant must be a resident of San Luis Obispo County
Applicant must have accumulated at least 10 hours toward the certificate or rating for which she is training, of which aportion must have been logged within the last 3 months
Applicant must have passed the written portion of the exam for the rating for which she is training
Applicant must hold a current medical certificate
The application must be completed in full. Use the attached application form.
Applicant must meet eligibility requirements. The San Luis Obispo Co. Ninety-Nines scholarship committee will make verification of eligibility.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Two copies of the application should be submitted to:
San Luis Obispo Ninety-Nines
P. O. Box 5214
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
A selection committee made up of three members of the San Luis Obispo Co. Ninety-Nines and one outside judge will review the scholarship applications. Judging criteria will include:
Aviation activities as described by the applicant and by recommendations
Commitment to the local aviation community as described by the applicant
Ability to meet planned goals, as shown by recommendation and past flying activity
All Candidates will be notified within 30 days of the date of consideration as to the status of the scholarship award.
For more information contact Liz Ruth at email@example.com